Dolphin Watch & Nature Tours Ltd

Eco-Tours and Adventure / Picton

Swim with Dolphins, View Dolphins, Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary Cruise/Walk, Historic Ships Cove and Bird Watchers Expeditions - See the very best of the Marlborough Sounds by combining a scenic and informative Eco-Cruise about the wild life and the region, with a fascinating walk on either “Motuara Island bird Sanctuary” or “Historic ship cove”. You can expect to encounter dolphins (Bottlenose, Dusky & Hector) along the way and New Zealand fur seals while spotting a variety of seabirds like blue Penguins, Gannets and Shags on the water. Our knowledgeable skipper and guide will provide you with an informed and interesting commentary on the wildlife encountered along with a bit of local history.

In the “Bird Watches Expedition” we’ll go extra lengths to ensure the viewing of the rare King Shag and South Island Saddle back.

Dolphin Swimming & Viewing
Adult Swim $165
Children Swim $110(8-15 yrs),
Adult View $ 99
Children View $49(5-15 yrs),
Infants free (0-4 yrs),

Motuara Island/Ships cove & Dolphin Cruise
Adults $99
Children $49(5-15 yrs),
Infants free (0-4 yrs),

Bird Watchers Expedition
Adults $115,
Children $49(5-15 yrs),
Infants free (0-4 yrs),

Tours duration 4 hours.

Contact Us

The Foreshore, Picton 7250 (Dolphin Watch Ecotours)

Phone: 03 5738040 or 0800 WILDLIFE (945 354 33)


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